EDITORIAL

Meet ACTA, the Global Threat

ACTA, Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is another bill which tramples all over your civil liberties. The Internet is having a hard time fighting off bills that threaten creativity, like PIPA and SOPA, but now something far worse has come to play. In October 2007, the United States, the European Community, Switzerland, and Japan decided to branch together and...

HTC EVO 4G and EVO View 4G Added to Sprint’s List Of Device End-Of-Life

Not much ago we informed you about Sprint sending updates For HTC EVO 4G and EVO Design 4G which will remove the infamous Carrier IQ; well now it seems that not only Carrier IQ will be removed as the company included HTC EVO 4G and EVO View 4G on the most updated list of devices...

Google Sky Map Moving To Open Source

Of all the apps that Google has launched over the years the only one I use on a consistent basis is Sky Map. It was sad to learn that Google has opted to end major development of Sky Map, but the good news is that the app will go open source. That means rather than simply...

Android 4.0 ICS For HTC Flyer Coming Soon

Over the past two months, HTC has been rolling out Android 3.2 updates to the various HTC Flyer models available worldwide. The Honeycomb update gives the Flyer a new UI and access to tablet specific apps on the Android Market. But many Android enthusiasts have been ecstatic about the update, also there has been good acceptance...

Corning To Show Off Gorilla Glass 2

Gorilla Glass is tough, but it´s far from perfect, and Corning has been working to make the product's glass even better. We don´t have many details so far, but a Corning  spokesperson mentioned that the company's positioned to meet the challenge of accommodating phones and tablets with more functionality from thinner designs. According to the company´s...

Lenovo Looking Into Mobile World As Well

We all know that one of the main objectives of CES events is to show off their early development and see the reactions, based on that the new products are launched. Lenovo has been the biggest surprise during the CES 2012, showing their entertainment center all in one, televisions, computers, but this time also announced that...

Android to Soon be in Your Kitchen?

Google CEO Eric Schmidt said his software, which is known worldwide for its applications could be well suited to take control of appliances too. During the CES it has been talking a lot of Android and its implementation in televisions, but it seems that this is not enough for the CEO of the search engine...

What’s with the HTC Titan II: Does it really deserve its name?

See, if you have a phone called Titan, and, a few months later, introduce another one called Titan II, people are going to assume the Titan II to be the successor to the original Titan. Makes sense, right? And that's indeed what people were doing. The problem: the original HTC Titan was announced in Septemeber...

Lawsuits Are Out of Hand, Stop Being Gutless

The mobile tech industry saw its share of lawsuits this year. Some hit very close to home. CarrierIQ believed XDA-Developers’ own TrevE stole their product by critically displaying their unprotected, confidential documents. This case was dropped, but it’s not the last time we’ll see unjust lawsuits. So, I’m frustrated. You don’t threaten critics. You don’t send...

Editorial: What Does the Future Hold for WebOS?

Since HP announced yesterday that it would contribute WebOS to the open source community, there's been a lot of uncertainty as to its future. Of course, it's nice to have another open source platform, and yes, WebOS hasn't been killed off, so that's the good news; what this means for the platform, developers, and, ultimately,...

LTE on Sprint? Maybe someday…

There was a time where I would gladly jump ship to another carrier to get the best phone out there. I switched back and forth every couple of months it seemed. For me, I settled down when the G1 came out, stayed on T-Mobile though the Nexus One and the Nexus S. But then, I...

HTC Issues Statement On The IPCom Potential Ban In Germany

You may be aware of this case, but for those who are not, since 2009 a court in Germany started a complaint vs HTC regarding IPCom patent litigation seeking to ban sales of HTC 3G devices in Germany. Now two years after all started HTC Corporation issues an official statement: To clarify reports regarding IPCom patent...